Collaborating Cohorts

The consortium currently includes participants from 17 countries, including the United States, Australia, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Scotland, Singapore, the Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Participating studies include:


AGES-Reykjavik

Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC)

Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)

Chin-Shan Community Cardiovascular Cohort (CCCC)

Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS)

Costa-Rican Adults Study

Diet, Cancer and Health

European Investigation into Cancer InterAct

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (in Norfolk) (EPIC-Norfolk)

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam Study (EPIC-Potsdam)

European study on Antioxidants, Myocardial Infarction and Cancer (EURAMIC)

Framingham Heart Study (FHS)

Guangzhou Nutrition and Health Study

Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS)

Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI)

Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study (KIHD)

Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (MCCS)

METabolic Syndrome in Men (METSIM)

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases I

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases II

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases III

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Northern Sweden Health & Disease Study I & II (NSHDS I & II)

Northern Sweden Health & Disease Study III

Nurses Health Study I (NHS I)

Physicians Health Study (PHS)

Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS)

Scottish Hearth Health Extended Cohort Study (SHHECS)

Singapore Chinese Health Study (SCHS)

Stockholm cohort of 60 year olds (60-YO)

Sydney Memory and Ageing Study

The Alpha Omega Cohort

The Folic Acid and Carotid Intima-media Thickness Study (FACIT)

The George Institute for Global Health, FORCE Contributor

The Hisayama Study

Three City Study (3C Study)

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men (ULSAM)

WHIMS (Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study)